Can I run 5 blogs under 1 domain?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by twix70, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. twix70

    twix70 Regular Member

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    Basically I want a small basic version of something like blogspot. I want to run 5 or 6 blogs seperately under 1 domain ie: www,xxx.c0m/bill etc
    Can this be done easily and above all cheaply?
    I would like each person to obviously have a seperate log in so each person can only blog on their own blog.
    Many thanks
    Twix70
     
  2. Deprecated

    Deprecated Registered Member

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    Absolutely, it wouldn't cost anything other than hosting and the domain name. Just have 5 separate Wordpress installations (or whatever platform you choose).
     
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  3. dada2008

    dada2008 Junior Member Premium Member

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    The easiest way I have found is to use wp-hive. It allows you to run several separate blogs off of 1 wordpress installation. I found it easier to use than wpmu if you are only doing a small amount of blogs. I think you would have to set them up as sub-domains like www,bill,xxx.c0m instead of www,xxx.c0m/bill . One of the benefits to using 1 wordpress installation is that you can update the software to all of them at once, so it is easier to maintain.
     
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  4. OursDePapa

    OursDePapa Newbie

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  5. Enduro

    Enduro BANNED BANNED

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    Wordpress MU I think.
     
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  6. somedevil

    somedevil Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    WPhive is a plugin !! which integratees into WP it seems while WPMU seems like a whole program by itself !!
     
  7. madcash

    madcash Newbie

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    Just use wordpress Multi user it makes the blogs painlessly simple to make
     
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  8. LightHouse

    LightHouse Junior Member

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    Yup goto wordpress.com and install wordpress multiuser. it will put them on subdomains.

    here ill make is easy for you

    http://mu.wordpress.org/
     
  9. edman

    edman Newbie

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    You can even create separate subdomain names for them like

    domainname1.yourdomain.com
    domainname2.yourdomain.com

    etc to give it your own branding